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Noun: labour movement
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: labor movement)
  1. An organized attempt by workers to improve their status by united action (particularly via labour unions) or the leaders of this movement
    - labor movement [US, Austral], trade union movement, labor [US], labour [Brit, Cdn]

Derived forms: labour movements

Type of: reform movement

Encyclopedia: Labour movement